Most recent stories from EMM
September 20, 2018

Unrelated floods devastate two regions in Asia

Written by Micah Brickner

ATTAPEU, Laos and KERALA, India — Two devastating and unrelated flooding incidents in Asia have resulted in high numbers of death and displacement. In August 2018, Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) sent $9,500 toward relief efforts.

Called where the people are

EMM worker Michael Clancy discovers that the needs and issues in the city of Lebanon aren’t any different than those in Philadelphia or New York City. Everyone needs the light of Christ.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 14, 2018.

September 10, 2018

Hope restored by coffee?

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Ancient city, new hope

In a centuries-old North African city where any mention of the gospel is banned, an Eastern Mennonite Missions worker sees the start of a movement — beginning with one new believer.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

September 4, 2018

The way (not) taken

Written by Luke Martin

Before Mary and I went to Vietnam, I was profoundly moved by reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer's The Cost of Discipleship. Bonhoeffer, a German theologian and pastor, hanged in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, had written: "When Christ calls a man, He bids him come and die."

Kingdom teams facilitate cross-cultural friendships

EMM’s Kingdom Teams and non-native English speakers have fun and learn from one another during the Leap into Language program.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Inside the cloak of secrecy

A former Eastern Mennonite Missions worker found his call to Burma during an EMM assignment among refugees in Lancaster, Pa. Now Sean FitzGerald is preparing to follow that call halfway around the world.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

 

FOZ DO IGUAÇU, Brazil — A first-ever interfaith dialogue gathering for evangelical Christians and Sunni Muslims in the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguaçu was held on July 17. The Centro Cultural Beneficente Islâmico de Foz do Iguaçu and the Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) Christian-Muslim Relations Team (CMRT) co-sponsored the gathering with the theme, “Peace: Connecting personal experience with Peace on Earth.”

August 22, 2018

Twenty-nine choir members see the world differently from Indonesia

Written by Micah Brickner of EMM and Audrey Livengood of MCCL

SEMARANG, Indonesia — A trip to Indonesia changed the way that 29 students see the world. From June 26 to July 14, the Chamber Choir of the Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster (MCCL) participated in a GO! Summer mission assignment with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM).

Sharing Jesus … through soccer?

The Werts are EMM workers serving in Wales. They explore how engaging with Wales’ favorite sport can open doors for the gospel.

Focus is a weekly three-minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

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